Be Prepared for Any Type of Storm to Prevent Damage to Your Home

Roof Prep

Taking care of yourself and your family is an important responsibility. There are many ways to protect your family, a top way being sheltering them. Your home is meant to stand up to the torments any weather throws its way. However, storms can be unrelenting, so your home will need some help to withstand most of the rain, wind, snow, sleet, hail, and all the crazy objects that can be whipped around. Reinforcing your home and doing routine maintenance on the outside can help, but there are further steps you can take.

Keep reading to learn about the ways you can prepare your home for extreme weather no matter the type of storm headed your way.

Preventing Water Damage

Many storms cause water damage. Make sure to inspect your home for leaks and patch any water entrance areas. Clean out your gutters and downspouts. Add extensions to your downspouts to send water further away. Check the grading of your house to ensure water moves away from your building.

Preventing Wind Damage

Violent winds tend to cause most of the damage during storms. Provide extra support at weak spots, including doors, windows, and your roof. Strap down outdoor items to stop them from becoming projectiles. Keep your trees trimmed of weak branches. Plant trees and shrubs to break up wind flow on a larger property.

Preventing Hail Damage

Hail, the ice bullets from above can tear up your plants, cars, and even buildings. Trim any branches that are too close to or above your roof or windows. Cover large outdoor items with thick blankets or tarps before the anticipated storm. Park your vehicles under covered areas.

Preventing Snow Damage

Heavy snowfall can present many problems that lead to costly repairs. Insulating your home help keeps the warmth inside during the storm. Adding weather-strips to doors and windows prevents cold air or moisture from getting inside your home. Clear snow off flatter roofs and away from your foundation. Wrap pipes to keep them from freezing.

Emergency Response Services provides residents and businesses with options to prevent and recover from storm damage. Give us a call today at (877) 562-3663 to get your property back to working order.

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